Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Moscow, Russia

Location: Moscow, Russia – Moscow Mayor’s Office, Tverskaya 13

Event:  Protestors plan to gather outside the Moscow Mayor’s office on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 14:00 for an unauthorized demonstration.  Heavy police presence is expected.

Given the possible size of the protest and likely sizeable police presence, U.S. citizens should avoid the protest site.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid the area.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/Westerners.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Russian visa.


U.S. Embassy Moscow, Russia
+(7) (495) 728-5577
Afterhours – +(7) (495) 728-5000
Website – U.S. Embassy Moscow

U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg
+7 (343) 379-3001
Afterhours – +7 (917) 569-3549
Website – U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg

U.S. Consulate General Vladivostok

State Department – Consular Affairs